Art, languages, fancy dress and diplomacy in last weeks of school term

Year 5 pupils from across the Bury Schools Partnership came together at King Edward VI School to enjoy a masterclass in language learning.
Year 5 pupils from across the Bury Schools Partnership came together at King Edward VI School to enjoy a masterclass in language learning.

A flurry of creative activities swept through the final weeks of the school term with art, languages, fancy dress and even a spot of diplomacy.

Year 5 students from Ickworth Park, Risby and Sexton’s Mannor Primary Schools helped design a wooden boat sculpture for the West Stow Anglo Saxon Village.

Mr Mc visits Abbots Green Primary School, in Bury St Edmunds ANL-160725-162921001

Mr Mc visits Abbots Green Primary School, in Bury St Edmunds ANL-160725-162921001

They worked with King Edward VI School students on the project which also involved creating their own mini textile boats based on Anglo Saxon art.

About 280 Year 5 pupils from across the Bury Schools Partnership descended on King Edward VI to enjoy a masterclass in language learning .

They experienced a lesson of French and German as well as a session of either Latin or Mandarin.

Mr Mc, a teacher from Leicester, has virtually supported reception class children at Abbots Green Primary with their phonics and maths through learning songs online. He recently visited the school to work with them and took part in an ‘Ugly Bug Ball’ in which pupils donned mini-beast costumes and created bug themed snacks.

Pupils from across the Bury St Edmunds All-Through Trust attended a 'UN Conference' at County Upper School ANL-160725-162855001

Pupils from across the Bury St Edmunds All-Through Trust attended a 'UN Conference' at County Upper School ANL-160725-162855001

At County Upper School, the Bury-All Through Trust staged a United Nations conference in which pupils represented different countries and discussed the outbreak of the Zika virus in Brazil and the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

Year 5 students from Ickworth Park, Risby and Sexton's Manor primary schools helped to design a wooden boat sculpture for the West Stow Anglo Saxon Village and created their own mini textile boats based on Anglo Saxon art ANL-160725-162909001

Year 5 students from Ickworth Park, Risby and Sexton's Manor primary schools helped to design a wooden boat sculpture for the West Stow Anglo Saxon Village and created their own mini textile boats based on Anglo Saxon art ANL-160725-162909001